Attractively designed with a student-friendly layout, packed with full-colour illustrations, photographs, tables, diagrams, charts and OSi maps. Ideal for both Higher and Ordinary Level students, using accessible, straightforward language Learning objectives and keywords are highlighted at the beginning of each chapter. Includes a chapter on actual OSi maps and aerial photos that were used in past Leaving Certificate examinations and includes guides to answering the questions. New and up-to-date case studies and statistics in Ireland and the world are included, with a central focus on sustainability and the fragility of the planet. Case studies are differentiated by colour to highlight this information further. There is a strong emphasis on examination skills and geographic skills Exam questions for Ordinary and Higher Level are provided at the end of each chapter to consolidate the learning process. Additional questions and activities are placed throughout the text to facilitate reflection, class discussion, revision and homework. Geofacts, activities, definitions and questions help to engage students throughout the text. Clear and concise definitions of key terms are provided. End-of-chapter summary charts facilitate revision. The authors were very conscious of the use of Significant Relevant Points (SRPs) in the presentation of information throughout the text.
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